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3.07.2009

Chipper Better Be Your Starting Hot Corner

Anyone who knows anything about me knows that I've been head-over-heels for Chipper Jones' sweet swing since I was 12 years old. ...That sentence may have dated me a bit since I was introduced to his bat his rookie season on TBS while he was called up to replace Rafael Belliard for one or two games at short, the year the Braves lost the World Series while I furiously waved my Homer Hanky.

Not only is the 36-year-old third baseman hands-down the best switch-hitter since Eddie Murray and Mickey Mantle, (I said it) but his defense continues to shine after 17 years in the game. Last season he put out a .958 fielding percentage over 115 games.

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1 comments:

Megs said...

Hot. Too bad about that mild strain and whatnot.